Presidency says Federal Government is committed to securing lives and properties of Nigerians amid rising spate of violent attacks on communities in parts of the country.

Written by on April 14, 2022

The Presidency says the Federal Government is committed to securing the lives and properties of Nigerians amid the rising spate of violent attacks on communities in parts of the country.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu gave the assurance to the people in a statement on Wednesday saying that the government will keep its promise to the nation and threats to security will be handled with the firmness they call for.

According to presidential spokesperson, in response to the recent spike in terrorist activity, particularly in the Kaduna and Niger States axis, the defence establishment, in response to presidential directives, has realigned and reorganised the ongoing operation in the areas, as well as that going on in the Niger Delta region.

He explained that the new operations structures are being reinforced with land-based assets to increase the efficiency of the troops and intelligence is equally being reinforced, adding that the air defence system is being reinforced with newly acquired jets and drones which assemblage and training for operators have been hastened to meet the current exigencies.

Shehu explained further that the country is equally getting assurances of early delivery of equipment on order from manufacturers and effort is ongoing to conclude other major procurements still in process.

Ango Bally


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